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A Mayflower and Pilgrim Cyberhunt
Gail Skroback Hennessey
The Mayflower was named after a flower called the "Trailing Arbuttus". This flower is an evergreen with a white flower and pink center. Learn more about the Mayflower and the Pilgrims with this fun cyberhunt.

1. 102 passengers sailed on the Mayflower voyage which left Plymouth, England, on September 6, 1620. What was the name of the baby born along the voyage?_____ How did the Billington boys start a fire on the ship?___________ According to legend, who was the first passesnger to step onto Plymouth Rock?____________________
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2. Forks were not on the table at the first Thanksgiving. When first introduced to England in the 1600s, most felt that the fork a silly eating tool. God gave man hands to eat with so the fork was unnecessary. Tableclothes were also used as napkins. What were two reasons the Pilgrims probably didn't have any pies for dessert?_______________________ How long did the first Thanksgiving feast last?_______________________ What was the name of the Indian chief that came to the feast with many of his men and what did they bring for the dinner? _______________________
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